Miriam Di Nunzio
The next entry in this summer’s Millennium Park Film series is the iconic “Wizard of Oz,” celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. The 1939 classic, which stars Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Margaret Hamilton and Billie Burke, will screen at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Pritzker Pavilion. Admission is free. Run time: 101 minutes.
Chicago’s Venetian Night celebration makes its 2014 return with a big splash — Broadway-style! The aquatic spectacular is set for 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. Nearly 20 decorated boats will comprise the water regatta, sailing along the pier’s East End to the South Dock in a half-mile parade. This year’s theme
“I Love Lucy — Live on Stage” returns to Chicago in December.
VIDEO: Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider chats up his new holiday stage musical, “Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas.”
Chicago’s Joffrey Ballet will live stream its rehearsal of Christopher Wheeldon’s “Swan Lake” on Thursday via its YouTube channel.
The search has begun for the Broadway cast of the new musical “On Your Feet,” the story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan.
Two Chicago eateries among the 50 nominees for Bon Appetit’s 2014 best new restaurants.